#PointerNation Welcomes Dani Robb

Dani Robb Social/Emotional Learning Coach   Hometown:  Avoca High school graduated from: Riverdale College: Dani earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with a Minor in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previous employment: Most recently, Dani was the Behavioral School Social… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Dani Robb

Registration 2021-22

It’s that time of year again. The Mineral Point School District will be gathering student demographics and forms utilizing Skyward Family Access. Starting July 26, you will be able to update Student Demographics online in Family Access. You will need to have your username and password. You will only be able to access this area… Continue Reading Registration 2021-22

Graduation Ceremonies

We are excited to celebrate our 5th, 8th & 12th Grade Graduates and are so proud of all they’ve accomplished! Details below: 5th Grade Graduation Tuesday, May 18 Ceremony recording: https://youtu.be/Pr95f_dYIv4 Graduate slideshow: https://youtu.be/LS_DyUm2TP8 8th Grade Graduation Friday, May 21 Ceremony recording: https://youtu.be/YUVmBRptFuc Graduate slideshow: https://youtu.be/UQCC0XMEx44 12th Grade Graduation Friday, May 21 Ceremony recording: https://youtu.be/5wxmfVp4_M0 Graduate slideshow: https://youtu.be/oL04XqtzfLo

Summer School 2021

#PointerNation is excited to be offering free summer school to keep students engaged! Our program is open to all students who are residents of the Mineral Point Unified School District. The deadline to register is May 19. Please read more details about our offerings in this booklet: Elementary families should register with this link: https://forms.gle/YWW2tLAJYsEFLxWh6 Middle/High… Continue Reading Summer School 2021

Equity Projects

Hello MPES families, With only a couple of weeks left of school, the clock is ticking not only on the end of the year, but also to prepare for summer school and the fall return. (Watch for summer school registration in the Pointer Press.) Conversely, this can also be a time to slow down and… Continue Reading Equity Projects

Pointer Praise 2021 — Mineral Point Excellence in Education Endowment Staff Appreciation Campaign

Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated in the Mineral Point Unified School District the week of May 10. #PointerNation is so very fortunate to have dedicated and caring staff members, going above and beyond for student success. Pointers everywhere can honor their favorite Mineral Point staff members by sending them a free personalized ‘Pointer Praise’… Continue Reading Pointer Praise 2021 — Mineral Point Excellence in Education Endowment Staff Appreciation Campaign

Pointer Libraries Receive Grant

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the recipients of nearly $1 million in funding for small and rural libraries, the second grant distribution as part of the association’s Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries initiative. The Mineral Point Unified School District is a proud recipient of one of these grants. The… Continue Reading Pointer Libraries Receive Grant

Board Makes Changes to End of School Year Instruction

The School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday night and made decisions impacting instruction during the final weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Video link: https://youtu.be/fh7IvzD8DAM The Board held lengthy discussion around returning to school five days in-person per week for the remainder of the school year. Currently, Wednesdays are virtual. (Go to the two… Continue Reading Board Makes Changes to End of School Year Instruction

Mental Health Matters Week

The school district and community are excited about holding Mental Health Matters Week coming up in May, bringing awareness to this important topic. Iowa County Mental Health Matters Events Mental Health Matters Monday, May 3 Highland Blackhawk Lake, free admission for self guided trail walks 3:00pm-6:00pm Darlington Library pick up a Swag Bag 3:30-5:00p  MP: … Continue Reading Mental Health Matters Week